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  1. Soil Carbon Sequestration—Fundamentals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-510

    accomplished by management systems that add high amounts of biomass to the soil, cause minimal soil ... matter has been lost from our cropland mainly through plowing, which makes soil more likely to erode. ... unnecessary on most soils. We know from historic agricultural research plots at the University of Illinois and ...

  2. Water Effects on Livestock Performance

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-13

    increase nutrient distribution throughout the field. Through management of available water and tank ... livestock productivity. Management of the water source can lead to more uniform distribution of nutrients ... dramatically than any other nutrient deficiency (Boyles). Water constitutes approximately 60 to 70 percent of ...

  3. Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-16

    plant nutrients become food for the microbes in the soil. Soil organic matter (SOM) is basically all the ... the carbon and nitrogen cycles. Soil Organic Matter Nutrients The nutrients in the soil have a current ... active carbon recycle and release more nutrients for plant growth than soils that are biologically ...

  4. Sustainability

    https://fcs.osu.edu/programs/resources/sustainability

    Kids Check out our Sustainable Home Tour:  Visit go.osu.edu/sustainabletour to go on a virtual tour of ... Management of Electronics Sustainable Options for De-icing Your Sidewalk Sustainability and Your Fridge Being ... Sustainable During the Holidays Sustainable Holiday Leftovers Sustainability: Our Why Sustainability in the ...

  5. Healthy Cooking for One or Two

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fcs-1004

    researchers found that frequent cooking at home leads to consuming fewer calories both at home and when eating ...

  6. Guidelines for Applying Liquid Animal Manure to Cropland with Subsurface and Surface Drains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-21

    soils with subsurface drainage has been linked to contamination of the effluent with nutrients (Cook and ... mineral fertilizer. The fact that liquid animal manure nutrients can be safely land recycled in some ... system that needs to be managed. Soil texture, available water holding capacity, tillage history, as well ...

  7. ADHD Medications and Your Child’s Appetite

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fcs-1002

    FCS-1002 Family and Consumer Sciences 06/13/2022 Ally Tefft, Undergraduate Research Assistant, ... College of Education and Human Ecology, Ohio State University Extension Lisa Robinette, Graduate Research ... Research Associate, College of Education and Human Ecology, Ohio State University Extension Irene E. Hatsu, ...

  8. The Biology of Soil Compaction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-10

    microbes, is a storehouse for nutrients, and keeps nutrients recycling within the soil. Humus or old carbon ... flourishing bacteria populations that thrive on high oxygen levels in the soil and the release of nutrients in ... after deep tillage as a function of subsequent cumulative rainfall.  Soil and Tillage Research, 68, ...

  9. Fall Joys Include Homemade Apple Butter, Pie Filling

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/fall-joys-include-homemade-apple-butter-pie-filling

    Environmental Sciences provides research and related educational programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory ...

  10. Sustainable Crop Rotations with Cover Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-9

    nutrient leaching; increased water infiltration; improved soil biodiversity; weed control and disease ... suppression; increased carbon sequestration and maximum nutrient recycling; improved air, soil, and water ... annual ryegrass may be used to recapture excess nutrients and reduce soil compaction and is especially ...

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